Written on February 23, 2018 at 10:36 pm, by Nathaniel Schmidt
Why do we climb? As a new participant or even as a returning climber, you may be wondering what all your fundraising contributes to. When you Climb for Wilderness (C4W), all funds raised go directly towards the Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA). Our focus is on advocating for Alberta’s wild spaces and the wildlife that rely Continue Reading »
Written on February 13, 2018 at 11:24 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
Planning is well under way as we get ready for the 2018 Climb for Wilderness and there’s lots of news to report. Many of our supporters have returned and their generosity means everything. From a great venue – the Bow glass walled staircase to climb with great views all thew way to the top, free Continue Reading »
Written on June 1, 2017 at 4:35 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
Thanks to everyone that came to the 2017 Climb for Wilderness! Here’s some of our favourite moments: 20 month old Karina Eustace Wallis, walked up all 1188 steps, one at a time, with the odd break for a treat or a little chat while her mom, Lindsey Wallis and her dad, Kyle Eustace watched carefully Continue Reading »
Written on April 22, 2017 at 3:00 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
Alberta Wilderness Association’s (AWA) 26th Climb for Wilderness surpassed expectations as climbers, volunteers and supporters filled the stairwells of the iconic Bow Building, courtesy of Cenovus Energy Inc. Each step of the way, climbers showed support for wilderness and wildlife at the best Earth Day event in the west! More than 800 participants from babies Continue Reading »
Written on April 20, 2017 at 7:19 pm, by Kevin Brennan
We are all set to fill the stairwells on Earth Day, April 22. The 26th Climb for Wilderness in support of Alberta’s wilderness and wildlife will be held at the beautiful, iconic, energy-efficient Bow Building in the heart of Calgary courtesy of Cenovus Energy.
Written on January 31, 2017 at 7:26 pm, by Kevin Brennan
Eleven hundred and eighty-eight stairs is also the number of kilometres to drive from the town of Peace River to the Canada-US border south of Milk River.
Written on October 3, 2016 at 9:54 pm, by Kevin Brennan
We are pleased to announce that the 26th Climb for Wilderness will be held on April 22, 2017 at Calgary’s Bow Building, the best skyscraper in Canada!
Written on April 26, 2016 at 12:07 am, by Kevin Brennan
We’ve posted the results and photos from the 2016 Climb and Run for Wilderness. A full recap of the event will be coming soon but for now you can see the results and photo here.
Written on April 18, 2016 at 4:36 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
The Towerrunning World Association (TWA) holds tower climbing races throughout the world. This year, one of the races is being hosted in Calgary by Alberta Wilderness Association (AWA) and the Calgary Tower as part of AWA’s annual Earth Day celebration. This is the only Canadian stop on the world circuit for elite athletes competing in Continue Reading »
Written on April 18, 2016 at 4:32 pm, by Joanna Skrajny
If you haven’t registered yet, why not celebrate Earth Day on April 23, 2016 with great folks of all ages and abilities. There will be celebrities, clowns, mascots, towerrunning athletes from around the world and local dignitaries. You will have fun and honest, you really can do it! 3 year olds and 100 year olds Continue Reading »